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Sacred Space tour of Al Huda Foundation

April 26 saw the latest in the CIC’s Sacred Space tour, to al Huda Foundation in Fishers.

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Reports from CIC’s Interfaith Lecture Series

Reports from CIC’s Interfaith Lecture Series

The Center for Interfaith Cooperation co-sponsored several events with Indianapolis universities as part of its Interfaith Lecture Series. Global Indy’s SPEA Scholars filed these reports.

Punjab News Express on the Interfaith Banquet

Punjab News Express on the Interfaith Banquet

Indian-born and former student of Arts College in Sector 10, Chandigarh, Indianapolis-based renowned artist Kanwal Prakash Singh was conferred with the prestigious CIC Interfaith Ambassador of the Year 2016 Award … hometown boy makes good!

An interfaith iftar for compassion

An interfaith iftar for compassion

The Interchurch Center was the scene for a very special event organized by OBAT Helpers and students from the School for Public & Environmental Affairs

Sukkot in a sukkah. A Holiday to Celebrate Happiness!

Sukkot in a sukkah. A Holiday to Celebrate Happiness!

CIC board member Jane Gehlhausen reports on Sukkot, a joyful and celebratory Jewish holiday that follows Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement

A vision launched: The Interfaith Mental Health Coalition takes off

A vision launched: The Interfaith Mental Health Coalition takes off

The Interfaith Mental Health Coalition is a collaboration between religious leaders, mental health care providers, community service organizations and government agencies. January 18th more than …

Social Justice Stations of the Cross

Social Justice Stations of the Cross

CIC members were part of an event downtown connecting the story of Good Friday and efforts locally to advance the cause of justice and compassion.

A look back at CIC’s 2015

 
Syrian Refugee Friendship Feast
On a snowy Saturday evening in February, more than 90 people came to welcome three new families of Syrian refugees to Indianapolis. …

An Orthodox Christian Living Room Dialogue

An Orthodox Christian Living Room Dialogue

May 19th the Center for Interfaith Cooperation’s very popular Living Room Dialogue program met in the home of Salim and Paula Najjar, members of the St. George Orthodox Church. Leading a discussion of the beliefs and practices of the Orthodox Christian Church was the Very Rev. Nabil Hanna of St. George. Fr. Nabil shared some of his notes

CIC hosts a discussion of Muslim Hoosier’s hopes and fears

CIC hosts a discussion of Muslim Hoosier’s hopes and fears

November 19th 75 Hoosiers gathered to discuss what the next four years could mean for Muslims in Indiana and in America. It was far less pessimistic than one might have expected.

IRSC + friends + SPARK = All-IN

IRSC + friends + SPARK = All-IN

On September 18 CIC’s Immigrant & Refugee Service Corps organized a big party for immigrant Indy. People of all faiths and nationalities gathered around Monument Circle to celebrate Indianapolis as a welcoming and diverse city with music, food, prizes and more!

Interfaith Lunch & Learn: Micha Feldmann on the Ethiopian Exodus

Interfaith Lunch & Learn: Micha Feldmann on the Ethiopian Exodus

On March 3th, the Indiana Interchurch Center, the Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis and the Center for Interfaith Cooperation hosted a talk by Micha Feldmann, one of the chief architects of the massive migration of Ethiopian Jews to Israel in the 1980s and early 1990s.

Report on the Mormon Living Room Dialogue

Report on the Mormon Living Room Dialogue

CIC Board member Ruth Ellen Homer reports on the Living Room Dialogue she hosted February 18th

Yoga & the Spiritual Trail

Yoga & the Spiritual Trail

Sophie Zinn shares her experiences leading a hike along the Spiritual Trail that focused on the practice of yoga

Pagans host a Death Cafe — A reflection on life

Pagans host a Death Cafe — A reflection on life

Josh Hornberger gains a new perspective on life, death and pagans when he attends a Death Cafe

Conversing with our Muslim neighbors @ Fairview Presbyterian Church

Conversing with our Muslim neighbors @ Fairview Presbyterian Church

eagerly anticipated event
On March 9th, around 80 people gathered at the Fairview Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis. The draw: Conversing with our Muslim neighbors

Values that drive policy debates in Indiana

Values that drive policy debates in Indiana

June 8th a group of graduate students from Indiana University’s School for Public and Environmental Affairs organized a community conversation about values and public policy.

Performing Zabur — An insider’s report

Performing Zabur — An insider’s report

Rev. Lisa Marchal was part of “Zabur,” from commissioning to performing at the premiere. She files this report..

KP Singh’s remarks on being awarded Interfaith Ambassador of the Year

KP Singh’s remarks on being awarded Interfaith Ambassador of the Year

GREETINGS AND GRATITUDE
Thank you CIC for this prestigious Award and generous tribute. I am overwhelmed with emotion and gratitude. Thank you everyone for your presence. …

Images from Interfaith MLK celebration 2017

Images from Interfaith MLK celebration 2017

January 16th the Center for Interfaith Cooperation joined the Indiana Christian Leadership Conference and Nur-Allah Islamic Center at St. John’s Missionary Baptist Church for the 2nd interfaith celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy.

Aarti Shah’s invocation at Statehood Day

Aarti Shah’s invocation at Statehood Day

“So, on behalf of the CIC a warm welcome to all of you and Happy 200th birthday to our beloved state of Indiana!”

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